The Castle of Otranto
An amusing and charming Gothic novel, which is remarkable for its masterful blend of ancient and modern romance. It is a story of Manfred's son and heir to the title of Otranto. It was first published with pseudonym in 1764. It is an ostensible translation of an Italian story of the crusades' time. Charismatic!...
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Halfway through the story, a young peasant says, "I am no impostor, my Lord, nor have I deserved opprobrious language. I answered to every question your Highness put to me last night with the same ... Read full review
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